No. 229.

315 U.S. 139 (1942)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 2, 1942.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Elmer McClain, with whom Mr. William Lemke was on the brief, for petitioners.

Mr. Harold F. Lindley, with whom Mr. Paul F. Jones was on the brief, for respondents.

MR. JUSTICE BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.

The petitioners are Illinois farmers. Pursuant to a state court foreclosure decree, forty acres of their farm land were sold to W.S. Logan, the mortgagee. The state court master executed and delivered to Logan a certificate of sale, but a deed was not given at that time. By Illinois statute, mortgagors are given the right to redeem for twelve months after the date of foreclosure...

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